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The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows 

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Updated March 17, 2020 3.3k votes 675 voters 20.5k views 56 items

List Rules No kids shows.

Here are the best Netflix original animated shows currently streaming right now. Featuring adult animation and Japanese anime, this list of Netflix animated originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original animated series?

Must-watch Netflix original animated shows include BoJack Horseman, Love, Death + Robots, Big Mouth, F Is for Family, and Devilman Crybaby.

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" ...more

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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre

Premiered: 2018

Number of Seasons: 1

Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more

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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish

Premiered: 2017

Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more

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Little Witch Academia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Megumi Han, Erica Mendez, Alexis Nichols
Little Witch Academia (Netflix, 2017) is an anime television series created by Yoh Yoshinari. Taking place in Luna Nova Academy, a school for young witches, the series follows new student Akko ...more

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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more

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Love, Death & Robots... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler, Stefan Kapicic

Premiered: 2019

Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, ...more

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She-Ra and the Princesse... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka

Premiered: 2018

Number of Seasons: 4

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more

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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff
Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more

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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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Aggretsuko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Kaolip, Komegumi Koiwasaki, Maki Tsuruta
Aggretsuko (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the Sanrio character. A socially awkward accountant deals with her annoying co-workers by chugging beer and singing death metal.

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Trollhunters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman
Trollhunters (Netflix, 2016) is an American computer-animated fantasy television series created by Guillermo del Toro. An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Troll ...more

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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Yuki Kaji, Rintarou Nishi, Sora Amamiya

Premiered: 2008

The Seven Deadly Sins (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese animated series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band together to defeat ...more

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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Griffin Burns, Kyle McCarley, Cristina Vee
Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more
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Voltron: Legendary Defen... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Voltron: Legendary Defender Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Jeremy Shada
Voltron: Legendary Defender is a 2016 American animated web television series. The series follows the adventures of the Paladins of Voltron who must learn to form the giant robot Voltron to ...more
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Paradise PD is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Julian Jonsson added Dana Snyder, Cedric Yarbrough, David Herman
Paradise PD (Netflix, 2018) is an American adult animation comedy web television series created by Waco O'Guin and Roger Black. A small-town police department of underperforming cops try to ...more

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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2018

3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix, 2018), or simply 3Below, is an American computer-animated science fantasy television series and is the second installment of Guillermo del Toro's Tales of ...more
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Kakegurui is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Franciska Friede, Saori Hayami, Minami Tanaka

Premiered: 2017

Kakegurui (Netflix, 2017) is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same title written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Tōru Naomura. Set in the high-class elite school Hyakkaou ...more

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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.
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Kipo and the Age of Wond... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Karen Fukuhara, Dee Bradley Baker, Sterling K. Brown

Premiered: 2020

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (Netflix, 2020) is an American animated action adventure television series. A sheltered girl gets a crash course in survival when a mutant attack sends her to ...more

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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. After he is hit by a truck, a student named Kei Nagai discovers he is an immortal ...more

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B: the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Hiroaki Hirata, Yūki Kaji, Asai Seto
B: the Beginning (Netflix, 2018) is an anime series directed by Kazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa. In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic ...more
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Baki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Tôru Furuya, Troy Baker, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Premiered: 2018

Number of Episodes: 26

Baki (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese animated sport television series based on the "Most Evil Death Row Convicts" arc of the second Baki The Grappler manga series. The story focuses on ...more
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Last Hope is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Last Hope

After causing the near extinction of mankind seven years ago, genius scientist Leon Lau must now fight the ecological disaster he unwittingly created.